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Prince of Wales Island

Small, friendly towns where people live close to the land and the sea
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Outdoor Activities Abound

One Island: Many Adventures

Did you ever think you need to get out more? Do it in a place that has so much more out to get! Opportunities to experience the great outdoors are almost unlimited on Prince Of Wales Island. You can also explore the human presence, from ancient native stone carvings to remnants of the logging and mining industries. Along with some of the best fishing in some of the cleanest waters on the planet. 

Scenic Byways

Scenic Byways aren't just for motorist. Bring your bikes and get close to the spectacular scenery on the several hundred miles of paved roads.

Have A Cave Day

Walk the Beaver Falls karst landscape interpretative trail in old growth forest, then follow a guide into El Capitan Cave - the largest known cave in Alaska. 

long days on the water

Whether you're into fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, or all of the above, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. 

Economy & Resources

Fish, timber, visitors and minerals are fundamental to the island. 
The service sector flourishes in areas from charters to lodging.
Prince of Wales Island oysters are world class delicacies.
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Native Arts & CultureS

First peoples presence reflect in community, lifestyle and artistry.
Alaska Natives on the island share Tlingit and Haida cultures.
Klawock Totem Park displays 21 restored and replicated poles.
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Local Artisans

POW Island is home to talented people inspired by natural beauty.
Where writers, musicians, dancers, artisans and carvers thrive.
Local events celebrating artisans are scheduled throughout the year.
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Take time to explore all the possibilities and begin planning your vacation today! 
Featured Upcoming

Island Events

Healing Dialog on Teen Mental Health

March 1, 2024 6:00 pm
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Ballet Class in Craig

March 3, 2024 12:00 am
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Craig PTSA Board Meeting

March 5, 2024 5:00 pm
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Coffman Cove City Council

March 5, 2024 6:00 pm
Reglar meeting
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City of Thorne Bay Council Meeting

March 5, 2024 6:00 pm

City of Thorne Bay Council Workshop & Meeting

March 5, 2024 6:30 pm
City Council Meetings are held on the First (1st) & Third (3rd) Tuesday of every month (with the
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Craig Wellness Walks 55+

March 6, 2024 9:00 am
Please join us on
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Smart Recovery

March 7, 2024 12:00 pm
Join us, EVERY THURSDAY, in person at the Hea
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CEMS Science Fair

March 7, 2024 6:00 pm
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POW Chamber Regular Board Meeting

March 8, 2024 12:00 pm
Join us in person at Southeast Generations POW Campus (VocTech) for our regular board meeting. If yo
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Craig Elders Luncheon

March 8, 2024 12:00 pm
Please join us next Friday, February 9th for our Elders Luncheon and to celebrate Elizabeth Peratrov
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Klawock Volleyball Fundraiser

March 10, 2024 12:00 pm
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POW Chamber Events Planning Meeting

March 11, 2024 11:00 am
"Interested in getting involved in planning for the 2024 Chamber Banquet? This year we're teaming up
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Craig City School District/Council Board Meeting

March 13, 2024 6:30 pm
There will be a joint workshop between the Craig City School District and the Craig City Council for
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Business Writing Course

March 14, 2024 9:00 am
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St Patrick's Day Fun Walk and Run

March 16, 2024 9:30 am
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St Patrick's Day Dinner & Concert

March 16, 2024 6:00 pm
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POWCAC Meeting

March 26, 2024 12:00 pm
Lunch will be provided by the POW Chamber board & staff and will be ready at noon with the meeti
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Whale Spouts and a Little Stout!

April 5, 2024 7:00 pm
Tickets available soon! For more information contact the POW Chamber of Comemrce at 907-755-2626 or
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Whale of a Night Banquet

April 6, 2024 12:00 am
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Live Music Night

April 12, 2024 6:30 pm
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Live Music Night in Thorne Bay

April 12, 2024 6:30 pm
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Hunter and Bowhunter Education Online Field Course

April 13, 2024 9:30 am
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April 25, 2024 11:00 am
If your business w
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Klawock School Graduation Ceremony

May 13, 2024 7:00 pm
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Thorne Bay Graduation Ceremony

May 17, 2024 6:00 pm
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Craig High School Graduation Ceremony

May 23, 2024 7:00 pm
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EmPOWerment Camp

August 8, 2024 9:30 am
6-12th grade kids are invited to learn basic survival skills to build confidence and motivation! Lim
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Klawock Totem Pole Raising

August 16, 2024 12:00 am
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Join us for our regular POW Chamber Board Meeting
Friday, March 8th, 2024
You are invited to join the POW Chamber board in person at Generations Southeast POW Campus (old VocTech) or via Google Meet. Link above.
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